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The Software Development Engineer for the Cell Analysis Software Development Team will be responsible for developing desktop and control software for instruments that are used primarily in flow cytometer applications.


  • Develop a thorough understanding of the requirements (both explicit and implicit) of the system under development.
  • Design, develop, test, debug, deploy, and maintain Cell Analysis software applications.
  • Work on a software development team to define technical requirements, create high-level architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems/platforms.
  • Implement and test code in order to meet the technical requirements and architectural specifications.
  • Represent the team in cross-organizational development forums as well as customer requirements gathering and software validation and training sessions.
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to understand complex problems and resolve them efficiently.
  • Use prior knowledge and experience to provide functional and technical support and leadership to colleagues.
  • Participate in training and orienting new software engineers as they join the team.


Minimum Qualifications (must have):

  • Significant understanding of object oriented design patterns and programming.
  • Significant experience using Agile software development methodologies.
  • Experience developing multi-tier, scalable, Windows-based applications.
  • 3+ years of solid hands experience with C# .Net and/or C++. Other languages (Java, HTML5, etc. will be considered)
  • Hands-on knowledge of user interface frameworks such as WPF and/or MFC.
  • Data modeling, design and database programming using a variety of relational databases (Oracle, SQL).
  • Data integration, data analysis, data mining, and visualization knowledge is a plus.

  • Has experience, instincts, and enthusiasm around testing and testability.

  • Is authentic, transparent and leads by example, holding self and others accountable. Inspires, motivates and collaborates with others.
  • Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions. Is willing to ask difficult questions and take risks. Greets challenge and change as opportunity.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed team.
  • A fast learner who can self-start, and work both independently and with a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively document artifacts and processes then explain them to others

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or equivalent technical discipline.

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have):

  • Previous experience with laboratory instrument software development.
  • Previous industrial product development experience
  • More detailed technical knowledge and experience in:
    • Browser-based application development and HTML5
    • Amazon Web Services or other leading cloud deployment platforms and services
    • Multi-processing / Multi-threading applications
    • Efficient use of memory
    • MVVM Design Patterns
    • Use of Microsoft’s Managed Extensibility Framework
    • Image processing applications
    • High-speed data analysis
  • Working knowledge of automated test tools and their implementation

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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